May 27, 2018
A writer and journalist, Shomari Wills is the author of Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires. He has worked for CNN and Good Morning America, and has contributed to the NY Carib News and Columbia Journalism Review. He received a BA in English from Morehouse College and an MS in journalism from Columbia University, where he was named a Lynton Book Writing Fellow. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.